Office of the President and CEO

Dr. Peter Pisters, President and CEO of University Health Network

Dr. Peter Pisters is President and CEO of University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret Hospitals, Toronto Rehab Institute and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN). Dr. Pisters is an internationally known tenured Professor of Surgery and hospital leader. In his previous role at The University of Texas MD Anderson Center, Dr. Pisters held a number of clinical, administrative and leadership positions from 1994 to 2014 with his most recent executive responsibilities as a Vice-President with leadership over MD Anderson’s regional expansion strategy.

Prior to this role, Dr. Pisters was Medical Director of MD Anderson’s regional cancer centers, Clinical Consultant for the Center for Global Oncology (now known as MD Anderson Cancer Network), and section Chief for Sarcoma Surgery with a specialty focus in the management of sarcoma and gastrointestinal cancer patients. Dr. Pisters was with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1992- 1994, serving as Chief Administrative Fellow in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Pisters completed internship and residency at New York University School of Medicine Center – Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Pisters is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. He holds an M.SC. in Health Care Management from Harvard University and is a 2015 Executive Fellow in the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology agency.

Dr. Brian Hodges, Executive Vice-President Education

Brian D. Hodges is Executive Vice President Education at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Dr. Hodges is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Education (OISE/UT) at the University of Toronto, the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education and Executive Vice President Education at the University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab Hospitals). He leads the AMS Phoenix Project: A Call to Caring, an initiative to rebalance the technical and compassionate dimensions of healthcare.

Emma Pavlov, Executive Vice-President, Operations and Human Resources

Emma Pavlov is Executive Vice President, Operations and Human Resources at the Michener Institute of Education at University Health Network. Emma’s responsibilities include all aspects of strategic human resource management, organizational development, communications and culture. Emma has also been Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development at the Michener Institute of Education at University Health Network since March, 1997.

Management Team

Donald Bartlett, Portfolio Manager, Office of Clinical Education

Peter Bridge, Chair, Medical Laboratory Sciences

Karen Chaiton, Business Operations

Fiona Cherryman, Senior Director, Academic Programs

Alice Chow, Director, Finance

Andrea Etherington, Strategic Projects and Planning

Catherine Gray, Chair, Graduate Imaging and Chiropody

Natasha Kuzmanov, Director, Human Resources

Catherine Ladhani, Chair, Radiation Therapy

Mandy Lowe, Senior Director, Clinical Education

Carolyn Menezes, Manager, International Department

Raymond Nielsen, Manager, Student Life, Student Success Network

Pinar (Spring) Peacock, Manager, Centre for Academic Quality

Wanda Peteanu, Director, Information Management

Sydney Redpath, Dean of Students and Senior Director, Academic Operations and Quality

Karyn Roscoe, Manager, Student Enrolment

Ann Russell, Senior Director, Learning, Innovation and Research

Mohammad Salhia, Director, Continuing Education

Maria Tassone, Senior Director, Collaborative and Transformative Learning

Rick Teasdale, Manager, Building Services

Jacqueline Waldorf, Director, Communications and Marketing

Debbie Warner, Manager, Continuing Education

Paul Watson, Director, Facilities

Susan Weltz, Chair, Diagnostic Imaging

Contact the Office of the President and CEO

Mailing Address:

222 St. Patrick Street

Toronto, ON M5T 1V4

General Enquiries:

Executive Assistant: Grace Ivo,, 416-596-3101 Ext. 3132